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Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Homemade Home Decor--Peyton's Leaf Press Giveaway!

I know that many of you homemakers out there just love all things homemade. Everything from homemade soap to homemade clothing--but what about special homemade home decor? Well this special gal has spent many years perfecting her craft and I am happy to share with you today, Peyton Weiss, owner of the Etsy store, Peyton's Leaf Press.



Here is a description from her:

 "My name is Peyton Weiss and I'm the behind the scenes artist. My interest and love of art and nature began at a very young age. I was inspired by a Montessori teacher who at the time, dabbled with a very simplified version of leaf art. The concept of using leaves and flowers to create beautiful pictures of animals was so intriguing!!

I have now spent nearly eight years experimenting and perfecting my art; going far beyond my original inspiration. My family and I now make annual trip up North where I gather and press an abundance of leaves to be used for future creations.The variety of animals I create is continually growing. Some additions to my collection this year are a sheep, an elephant, and an owl. My leaf art is one of my many joys and passions in life and I love being able to share it with others."


That's right, Peyton's passion is leaf crafting and here is a sample of her unique handiwork:

 



And some more:


Featured from left to right:


You can find them and more here at her Etsy Store. She also does custom orders too!


The Giveaway


Peyton would like to generously give away "The Turkey" to one of our special readers ( a $120 value!)


"This majestic turkey is created from real leaves that I hand gathered and pressed. It is composed of mostly autumn leaves procured from the Tennessee area. The picture is glued and protected with a UV-resistant acrylic coating.It is framed in a rustic brown 16"x20" frame. The outside dimensions are 24 3/4" x 20 3/4"."



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34 comments:

Anonymous said...

I love the protector of the flock. My kitchen is done in roosters and this would be a great addition.
~ Aimee

Anonymous said...

I would love to win this turkey leaf press picture because it is very unique and I'd love to hang it in my living room.
~Aimee

Anonymous said...

I liked the Flash of Color picture.

Jen said...

My favorite is a peep into the ocean.

TMichelle said...

I'd love to win the turkey picture because it is such a clever idea.

Anonymous said...

I liked The Great Horned Owl.

Anonymous said...

I would like to win this picture because the creativity in each piece of art is wonderful and it appears the colors would go well with our decor.

memoriesmama said...

It is hard to pick my favorite! I like both the "Sheep of His Hand" and "A Peep into the Ocean". She definitely is talented!

memoriesmama said...

I would love to win because it's art that is not only beautiful, but unique and creation inspired!

Homequeen said...

I would love to win this beautiful Leaf Art for my new home!

Anonymous said...

Very talented!! Thanks for the chance to win!
Marla

Chelsea Wipf said...

i love the rooster/chicken prints!

feetofclay1678@hotmail.com

Rhoda said...

The great horned owl, or the bull. Very creative ideas!

Adoption Mama said...

What talent! It's beautiful!

Rebecca said...

I like "King of the Meadow"!

wendy Wisniewski said...

I love the Owl, but I will surly like them all in the end!

texasmomquilts said...

My fave is Protector of the Flock - gotta love the rooster!

Meshella Rose said...

These are AMAZINGLY creative! I love them all!

Anonymous said...

I like the rooster "protector of the flock"

kimberly in idaho said...

Wow, the peacock picture is amazing! What a talented lady.

kimberly in idaho said...

We have a new home and lots of bare walls. This would look lovely in our kitchen/dining room area.

Jane said...

Baaa-baaaa, can you guess which one I like?

GrandDottie said...

I have never seen anything like this. Just imagine making pictures out of leaves and finding such beauty in them. So much is just taken for granted of God's creation and yet she found a beautiful way to express herself.

GrandDottie said...

I have never seen anything like this. Just imagine making pictures out of leaves and finding such beauty in them. So much is just taken for granted of God's creation and yet she found a beautiful way to express herself.

Anonymous said...

A sheep of His hand

Thanks!
Nancy
schaeferclan(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

Anonymous said...

i would like to win because it is soo unique!

Thanks!
Nancy
schaeferclan(at)sbcglobal(dot)net

evanoff said...

Thank you for this opportunity, so unique!

fairykin said...

I would love a piece of your unique artwork.

Anonymous said...

How creative! Love the work.
ljpeters@stvincent.org

kckmom3 said...

Great Idea! I love the one of the sheep!

Sam said...

flash of color is beautiful!

Unknown said...

Beautiful, unique artwork!

Anonymous said...

Very nice work. My favorite is the sheep.

Anonymous said...

I can't decide if I like A Sheep of His Hand better or Flash of Color.They are both incredible.